Tag Archives: nursing negligence

Causation an Essential Element of Professional Negligence Suit

You may recall from previous Bulletins that there are four essential elements of professional negligence that must be proven by the [...]

When It Comes To Patient Safety, Don’t Overlook The Basics

Patient safety is a never-ending legal obligation for you, regardless of your role in the delivery of patient care. One aspect of [...]

Nursing Staff’s Professional Negligence Causes Death of Patient

Lloyd Thomas, seventy-one, underwent bypass surgery and was hospitalized for eighty-four days after the surgery due to complications.  [...]

Was the Nurse Professionally Negligent When Ambulating This Patient?

In accordance with a physician’s order, it is necessary that a patient get out of bed and walk as soon as possible after surgery.  In [...]

Who Can Be Named In A Nursing Malpractice Lawsuit

Nursing malpractice is found when a nursing professional has been negligent in administering healthcare and causes harm or damage to a [...]

Liability and the Certified Nursing Assistant / Nursing Aide

As you know, your role of a certified nursing assistant/aide (CNA) is an important and essential one in the delivery of health care to [...]

What is an “Unresonable and Foreseeable Risk of Harm” to a Patient

You may remember that in one of the earliest Bulletins, I wrote about professional negligence and that one of the overall duties of a [...]